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Child Support Collection

Our goal is to ensure that legally responsible persons, to the best of their ability, contribute toward the support of their children until they are 21 years of age, thus improving the self-sufficiency of families through increased financial and medical support.

To learn more about child support collection: 


  • 845-486-3000
  • 845-486-3301
  • Department of Community and Family Services (DCFS)
    60 Market Street
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Monday - Friday, 9 am-5:00 pm
    (Doors open at 8:30am)

Additional DCFS Locations

Only paperwork is accepted on Wednesdays for  Temporary Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, and HEAP  (No in-person client interviews)